MY MUSIC

‘Honky Tonk Angels’

Published November 2, 1993 / Last Updated August 23, 2015

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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

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Senior Editor - Amanda Webb

Dolly records ‘Honky Tonk Angels’ with Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette

In 1993, Dolly collaborated with fellow country music legends Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette to release the album “Honky Tonk Angels.” The album appeared on the Columbia Nashville Label. Dolly co-produced the recording with Steve Buckingham.

“Honky Tonk Angels” is mostly comprised of country standards. It also features songs like Dolly’s original tune “Let Her Fly and “Put it off Until Tomorrow” by Dolly and Bill Owens. Both Lynn and Wynette pinned songs on the album as well.

The song, “Silver Threads and Golden Needles” received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Vocal Collaboration. It also earned a CMA Award nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.

The album reached No. 6 on the Billboard Country Album chart and No. 42 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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‘Jolene’

Published February 2, 1974 / Last Updated August 23, 2015

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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb

Dolly releases 13th solo album, “Jolene”

Dolly released her 13th solo studio album, “Jolene,” produced by Bob Ferguson, in 1974. The title track tells the story of a housewife confronting a beautiful seductress whom she fears is having an affair with her husband. It became Dolly’s second No. 1 country single, as well as a moderate pop hit.

Released as the album’s second single, “I Will Always Love You” became a public goodbye from Dolly to Porter Wagoner as she left “The Porter Wagoner Show” after seven years to pursue her solo career. The song became the album’s second No. 1 country single and one of the most successful songs of all time.

The album reached No. 6 on the U.S. Country Music Charts. Dolly earned a GRAMMY nomination with the title track for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

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“My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy”

Published September 1, 1969 / Last Updated August 24, 2015

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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
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Senior Editor - Amanda Webb

Dolly releases fourth solo album, “My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy” in Sept. 1969

In September of 1969, Dolly released her fourth solo album, “My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy,” on the RCA Nashville label. The album contains some of Dolly’s most imaginative songwriting covering many serious themes. Dolly even reveals one of the first images of her husband, Carl Dean (look behind Dolly on the cover of the album).

“My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy” climbed to No. 194 on The Billboard Top 200 and No. 6 on the U.S. Top Country Albums charts.

The song, “Daddy” written by Dolly reached No. 40 on the US Country Singles Chart. “In the Ghetto” by Mac Davis climbed to No. 50 and the title track, also released as a single, reached No. 45 on the US Country Singles Chart.

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